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Fri, 11/04/2016 - 13:30
There are so many reasons to be grateful for living in the Pacific Northwest.  As gardeners we are spoiled with an outstanding growing season and mild winter.  When I relocated from Alberta it was like starting over and learning to
Tue, 10/04/2016 - 08:43
In 1964 I was crazy for baseball.  I played every day.  The Detroit Tigers were my team.  I listened to every inning of every game on the radio and enjoyed the very occasional visit to Tiger Stadium to watch a game in person,
Wed, 09/14/2016 - 09:03
So you want to get better at golf.  You have it set in your mind that you want to work on your swing and finally hit a good shot.  To do so, you must start making some changes.  Let's face the facts - change is tough.  I
Mon, 08/15/2016 - 14:11
Every month I have the same thoughts... How can it be April already? How can it be JULY already? How can time fly by so quickly? I can't believe we are into the month of August!  I always have to pinch myself and bring my head
Wed, 08/03/2016 - 10:41
Five years ago I never would have written an article on the importance of nutrition and specialty products in turfgrass Management.  However, as more products are available that aid turfgrass through periods of heat and drought, I believe
Sun, 07/10/2016 - 06:29
Okay, here is my rant and some thoughts to follow.  I am sick and tired of hearing and reading how golf is in a decline and there are so many reasons they are hard to count.  A little less irksome, but irksome just the same, are
Tue, 06/21/2016 - 09:01
  June is the ideal time to 'window shop' for plants. All over the course there are perennials in show, trees with full canopies and eye-catching annuals.  As you make the turn past the clubhouse you can rest your eyes on the
Tue, 05/03/2016 - 12:22
"That eight-iron strike sure felt solid coming off the clubface. It traced a rather high arc into the crisp morning air, up against a clear blue sky. A tiny fade, just as visualized.  Full of anticipation, cautious optimism, and then
Tue, 04/05/2016 - 13:43
This spring welcomes many new changes to the Cordova Bay Golf Course. Work is being done all around the property to prepare for a quickly approaching busy and exciting season.  As we reach the 25th anniversary of the Bay course, the
Tue, 02/16/2016 - 13:17
The old adage, "sometimes you have to make a mess to cleanup" seems particularly meaningful in these winter months. The winter is a great time to tackle large projects and renovations around the golf course, including the recent work